Condition : Vintage Condition Origin : 100% MADE IN JAPAN Material : Mixed Materials Age : Showa Dimension : approx H42cm x W29cm x D20cm (16.53inch x 11.41inch x 7.87inch). “Samurai Doll” Samurai doll is not factory produced. A masterpiece armor carefully handmade to each doll that is profound and heavily shaped design with attention to detail by using traditional techniques. It started in the Nara era, and it was widely established through the Boys Festival, which is an event to protect boys from illness and disaster during the Heian period. When the custom was transmitted from aristocracy to samurai in the Edo period, the event got held to pray for the healthy growth of the boys who will be a home successor as period goes by. Also, it spread among the common people as an important event wishing for the prosperity of the clan. The custom to decorate armor, helmets and martial dolls at the Boy’s festival, was born from a samurai society. It comes from the tradition of dedicating armor and helmets to the shrine in hopes of safety. In modern times, it is decorated with the wish that armor and helmets that protect a body would protect people from disease and accidents. This martial doll is made based on faithful era proof, and a full-fledged armor/helmet with high embodiment up to the detail has both beauty as a craft and a profound atmosphere. All orders are securely packaged and send ECONOMY AIR. It takes about 2weeks to 3weeks. Please decide the final judgment for the item value by yourself. Most of the items are very old and not mint condition. They have age appropriate flaws and rust. International Buyers – Please Note. These charges are the buyers responsibility. We do not mark merchandise values below value or mark items as gifts – US and International government regulations prohibit such behavior. The item “Old Vintage Japanese Samurai Doll -The Little General- Blade, Bow and Arrows” is in sale since Sunday, May 12, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Dolls”. The seller is “bronze_museum_japan” and is located in Fukuoka. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Region of Origin: Japan
- Age: Showa
- Primary Material: Mixed Materials
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Type: Dolls